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Insert the spider lockring tool into a vise
  • Insert the spider lockring tool into a vise

  • Be sure the vise will accommodate the spindle

  • Insert the spindle and lockring into the tool

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Press down on the driveside arm and spindle assembly to ensure that is does not slip in the tool
  • Press down on the driveside arm and spindle assembly to ensure that is does not slip in the tool

  • Turn the crank counter-clockwise (as seen from above) too loosen the lockring

  • Be careful not to injury yourself on the sharp chainring teeth

  • I can be helpful to bump the arm loose rather than just applying steady pressure

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  • Once the lockring is loose, unthread it completely

  • Remove the spider or integrated ring from the splines

  • The spider or ring will fit snuggly on the crank arm splines, it can be helpful to rock it in order to free it from the arm

  • Do not use a hammer to remove the spider or integrated ring

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  • Thoroughly clean the splines on both the spider and arm

  • Clean the lockring

  • Lightly grease the splines on both the spider and the arm

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  • Install the spider or integrated ring on the arm

  • Be sure to clock the spider properly such that the rings will line up in the right place

  • Press firmly to seat the splines

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  • Since you will not be able to use a torque wrench, follow the procedure below to ensure proper torque

  • Lightly grease lockring threads

  • Install lockring

  • Put lockring and crank back into lockring tool in vise

  • Turn lockring until it begins to tighten on the spider face

  • Turn crank (or lockring) 90 degrees from touching the spider face to reach proper torque spec (approximately 30Nm)

    • Turn crank clockwise (as seen from top) to tighten

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Conclusion

Thanks for reading, now get out there and ride!

The Hive

Member since: 12/05/2012

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